"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.